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expressionism

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noun, often capitalized ex·pres·sion·ism \ik-ˈspre-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of expressionism

  1. :  a theory or practice in art of seeking to depict the subjective emotions and responses that objects and events arouse in the artist

expressionist

play \-ˈspre-shə-nist\ noun or adjective often capitalized

expressionistic

play \-ˌspre-shə-ˈnis-tik\ adjective

expressionistically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Circa 1901

First Known Use of expressionism

circa 1901


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